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Neurobiology of Nutrition Laboratory

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Past News & Announcements 

  • Dr. Andrew Shin secured an NIA R21 grant from the NIH, "BCAAs as a novel biomarker and treatment for Alzheimer's disease".
  • Our paper "Metformin effectively restores the HPA axis function in diet-induced obese rats" was accepted by the International Journal of Obesity – Nature.
  • Ritchel B. Gannaban joined the lab as a new Ph.D. student with a Distinguished Graduate Student Assistantship. Congratulations and welcome!
  • Our paper "Personalized nutrition for management in micronutrient deficiency – literature review in non-bariatric populations and possible utility in bariatric cohort" was published in Obesity Surgery.
  • Marie Mattern was selected to give an oral presentation on "Dissecting mechanisms of improved BCAA metabolism following RYGB surgery in diet-induced obese mice" at the ObesityWeek Conference in November 2020. Congratulations!

Nutritional Sciences